The number of guests in May decreased by 84.8%, the largest decrease ever for the third consecutive month. June 30, 16:52
In May, the total number of guests using domestic hotels and inns was 7.18 million, a decrease of 84.8% compared to the same month last year. As for the amount of decrease, it has reached a record high for the third consecutive month, highlighting the serious impact of the spread of the new coronavirus infection on tourism.
According to the announcement by the Japan Tourism Agency, the total number of guests who stayed at hotels and inns in May was 7.18 million, a decrease of 84.8% from the same month last year.
Due to a series of temporary closures at inns and hotels due to the refraining from going out due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the decrease was the largest decrease for the third consecutive month.
Of these, the number of foreign guests stayed at 140,000, a decrease of 98.6% compared to the same month last year, the largest decrease ever.
As a result, the occupancy rate of hotels and Japanese inns nationwide remained at 12.8%, with 3.6% for resort hotels and 5.3% for Japanese inns, and the serious impact of the spread of infection on the tourism industry was once again highlighted.